Sing Sistah Sing!

Music (vocal, storytelling)

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  • Assembly Rooms - Drawing Room
  • 17:55
  • Aug 26
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 12+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Andrea Baker
  • Warnings and additional info: Age Category: 12 and above (12+)
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months


Internationally renowned singer Andrea Baker celebrates the extraordinary breadth of the African American female voice. A joyous mix of storytelling, jazz, blues, gospel, featuring singers including: Leontyne Price, Donna Summer, Nina Simone and the great Billie Holiday, with rollicking piano virtuosity from Richard Lewis. Sing Sistah Sing! weaves together these women's struggles in the civil rights movement with their fight for artistic freedom, and at its heart, is what all African American women carry in their souls and voices: the sounds of their ancestors' songs of the plantation. 'A mezzo with a sublime voice' (Sydney Morning Herald).

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